Norfolk v Bedfordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1910 (North and East Division)
VenueCounty Ground, Lakenham on 12th, 13th August 1910 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorfolk won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorfolk won by 112 runs
PointsNorfolk 5; Bedfordshire 0
UmpiresM Myers, SF Yeoman
Close of play day 1Norfolk (2) 3/0 (Thurgar 2*, Gibson 1*)

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GB Raikesc Apthorp b Wharmby38     
+RW Thurgarst Apthorp b Orr23     
GA Stevensc Leventhorpe b Wharmby6     
M Falconc Leventhorpe b Wharmby18     
GW Birkbeckc Morcom b Wharmby1     
NW Stevensc Orr b Pilgrim7     
RAA Beresfordc Morcom b Wharmby9     
CJH Treglownc Morcom b Wharmby10     
EJ Fulcherc Leventhorpe b Pilgrim0     
TC Allsoppc Saunders b Wharmby13     
E Gibsonnot out2     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 0 nb, 2 w)9
Total(all out, 75.5 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-?, 3-87, 4-92, 5-92, 6-100, 7-112, 8-112, 9-?, 10-136 (75.5 ov)
Bedfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morcom6   1130--
Grierson5   270--
Pilgrim29   12452--
Peel5   1210--
Orr3   0612-

Bedfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BL Peelc Thurgar b Falcon16     
HF Holdstockc Fulcher b Falcon3     
GS Leventhorpeb Falcon0     
+EE Apthorpc Allsopp b Falcon13     
AF Morcomc GA Stevens b Gibson15     
GE Wharmbyc GA Stevens b Gibson7     
*HR Orrc Treglown b Gibson7     
TW Saundersb Gibson16     
H Griersonc Beresford b Falcon12     
RM Linnellnot out5     
GA Pilgrimc Beresford b Gibson3     
Total(all out, 45.2 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-9, 3-23, 4-40, 5-48, 6-?, 7-62, 8-94, 9-96, 10-102 (45.2 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Falcon18   4575--
Allsopp4   180--
Raikes1   070--

Norfolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+RW Thurgarb Wharmby7     
E Gibsonc Orr b Morcom3     
GA Stevensc Apthorp b Morcom2     
*GB Raikesc Morcom b Grierson22     
M Falconb Morcom8     
GW Birkbeckc Morcom b Pilgrim10     
NW Stevensb Peel13     
RAA Beresfordb Peel2     
CJH Treglownb Pilgrim13     
TC Allsoppnot out69     
EJ Fulchernot out49     
Total(9 wickets, declared, 94 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-13, 3-13, 4-21, 5-37, 6-63, 7-69, 8-71, 9-124
Bedfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morcom19   7443--
Wharmby30   15481--
Pilgrim16   8202--
Orr7   1350--
Grierson11   2281--
Peel11   3232--

Bedfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HR Orrb Gibson5     
BL Peelc and b Falcon6     
HF Holdstockc Falcon b Raikes7     
GE Wharmbyc Treglown b Falcon17     
+EE Apthorpst Thurgar b Raikes43     
AF Morcomst Thurgar b Raikes4     
TW Saundersc GA Stevens b Raikes3     
GS Leventhorpeb Allsopp37     
H Griersonc Beresford b Raikes0     
RM Linnellnot out5     
GA Pilgrimlbw b Allsopp0     
Total(all out, 34.4 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-11, 3-25, 4-?, 5-67, 6-82, 7-119, 8-119, 9-129, 10-129 (34.4 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Falcon15   2582--
Gibson5   281--
Raikes12   1555--

--> RAA Beresford made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RM Linnell made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> TC Allsopp (2) passed his previous highest score of 56 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GS Leventhorpe (2) passed his previous highest score of 35 in Minor Counties Championship matches

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Norfolk won this return match by 112 runs at 5.35 pm on the second day, after Bedfordshire had been set a victory target of 242 runs in 2 hours. Norfolk had also won the match between the two sides at Bedford in July. A shower delayed the start on the second day by half-an-hour. For the winners, there was 1 six and 6 fours in Allsopp's 69 not out. In the Norfolk second innings, Treglown and Allsopp had a partnership of 53 runs for the ninth wicket, and Allsopp and Fulcher an unbroken one of 83 runs for the tenth. For the losers, Wharmby took 7 wickets for 35 runs in the Norfolk first innings. Apthorp top-scored with 43 including 5 fours. The 26 maidens bowled by Wharmby in the match were the third highest of the season.
[Missing: Extras breakdown; part fall of wickets.]
Sources: Eastern Daily Press 13,15 August; Eastern Evening News 12,13 August; Norfolk Chronicle 20 August; Norwich Mercury 13,17 August; Bedfordshire Mercury 19 August; Bedfordshire Standard 19 August; Leighton Buzzard Reporter 20 August; Luton News 18 August; The Sportsman 15 August; Cricket 1 September, p 383.





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